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Former FBI Director James Comey is sworn in during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
Former FBI Director James Comey is sworn in during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Thursday. (Alex Brandon/AP)
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Former FBI Director James Comey asserted Thursday that President Trump fired him to interfere with his investigation of Russia's role in the 2016 election and its ties to the Trump campaign.

NPR's Ron Elving (@NPRrelving) joins Here & Now's Robin Young to discuss the latest reaction to Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.

With reporting from The Associated Press

This segment aired on June 8, 2017.

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